Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To treat tenderly; cherish; succor.
  • To make tender; soften; mollify.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To make tender.
  • transitive verb rare To treat with tenderness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To make tender.
  • verb transitive To treat with tenderness.

Etymologies

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From en- +‎ tender.

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